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What Made Milwaukee Famous, Pt. 2

When I wrote about What Made Milwaukee Famous‘ generally enjoyable debut, Trying to Never Catch Up, nearly two years ago, I held a belief that it was only a matter of time before the five-piece from Texas emerged as one … Continue reading

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Little Beirut Thank the Presidency

No one needs to be told that a compliment and an insult are antonyms of one another, yet it remains ironic that politicians are often the ones who create insults that eventually expand into unintentional compliments, occasionally being a coined … Continue reading

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Miss Li Recaps a 13-Month Career

Contrary to what the type of her newest release may conventionally entail, Linda Carlsson has been creating albums under the name Miss Li for just over one year. Releasing a double-disc greatest hits compilation may seem a bit premature at … Continue reading

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Kasey Anderson's Day of Reckoning

Americana has taken quite the beating over the past couple of years. The genre appears to be the custom choice for overplayed car commercials and embarrassing NFL promos, giving the namesake for rootsy American folk a bad reputation for the … Continue reading

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Twinkles, Wands, and Calculations from Polynya

Some bands just love talking about themselves. I occasionally receive one-sheets that contradict both their namesake and purpose in providing an accessible introduction to a particular artist, instead supplying a sprawling ten-page account of a band that formed merely a … Continue reading

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Just Some Baggy Hype for The Twang

Sub-genres are a tricky thing to analyze. It seems that any individual can coin one, from a music theory professor to a 15-year-old ranting on some message board. It’s funny – I personally know a few people who utterly ignore … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Silent League – Of Stars and Other Somebodies

Justin Russo follows up a pleasing debut with a more expansively fulfilling continuation of his enjoyable style: infectiously majestic orchestral chamber-pop with hints of country and 60s pop.

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